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Coal Chamber live in Manchester

Coal Chamber live in Manchester

Jun 2, 2015

Los Angeles metallers Coal Chamber filled the Ritz, Manchester on Saturday night with their elated fans. The males were literally in awe when scarlet haired bassist Nadja Peulen came to the stage, but were left screaming and crowd surfing when Bradley Farfara came to present himself. He made a great effort to amplify the already energized crowd who were...

The Darkness – Last Of Our Kind album review

The Darkness – Last Of Our Kind album review

May 25, 2015

The Darkness returns to us with a fourth album due to be released on the 1st of June and what can I say about it? At first I wasn’t sure I was listening to the same band who astounded us when they stormed the charts in 2003. My confusion was not resolved by their tantalizing animated comic video ‘The Barbarian’ because the instrumentals were The Darkness...

Black Label Society live in Manchester Academy Feb 19th

Black Label Society live in Manchester Academy Feb 19th

Feb 26, 2015

A gig scheduled for Manchester Academy does leave one guessing because but on February 19th my uncertainty was settled with my fellow metal heads eagerly queuing outside the main building, ready to absorb the night ahead (and prepared themselves for a pounding that night and the next morning). The lights came on as scheduled (not the usual half an hour...

Marilyn Manson – The Pale Emperor review

Marilyn Manson – The Pale Emperor review

Jan 15, 2015

It is refreshing when an artist returns with exciting and well accomplished material. The Pale Emperor isn’t as upbeat as some of Marilyn Manson’s previous outings such as MobScene or The Beautiful People, the music might not be as raunchy but don’t mistake that for worse. Manson seems to be allowing his songs the time to unfold in...

Jamie T ‘On The Grudge’ review

Jamie T ‘On The Grudge’ review

Sep 25, 2014

Jamie T is back with his highly anticipated third album ‘Carry On The Grudge’. Laid back melodies is brought with accomplished acoustic backing. Carry On The Grudge is a solid production, at times sensitive and considered, at others you’re rolling along with bouncing energy. You don’t doubt Jamie’s passion which is apparent in...

Cerebral Ballzy – City’s Girl

Cerebral Ballzy – City’s Girl

Nov 5, 2013

NYC punks, Cerebral Ballzy, have dropped the video for their track City’s Girl. Directed by frontman Honor Titus it see’s the band shot in a grainy, black and white filter and features a cameo appearance by the bands friend Julian Casablancas. Honor explains the style of the video “This video was made to serve as a time capsule capturing...